Juana Nestor was installed yesterday July 11, as the governor of Hatohobei State – southernmost state located 360 miles to the south of Koror.
Nestor address the room of supporters after taking the oath of office (Supplied photo)
Nestor takes office for a full four-year term after completing the term of Thomas Patris, who abruptly resigned in office in 2014.
The swearing-in ceremony was held at the Supreme Court with Associate Justice Kathleen Salii giving the oath of office to the governor, lieutetant governor and the nine members of the state legislature.
Jacqueline Victore was sworn-in as lieutenant governor. Installed as members of the 9th Hatohobei State Lgislature were Albino Fernando, Francis Victor, Hercules Emilio, Stalin Stanley, Sheila Judy Pedro, Sabino Zackarias, William Andrew, Sabina Andrew and Stella Patris.